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Smarty Jones could arrive Wednesday at Belmont

...at his home track in Pennsylvania. "He's just doing great, back in the barn bucking and playing," said trainer John Servis, adding that Smarty Jones would probably jog 1 1/2 miles - the Belmont distance - Monday. Servis said the colt could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/31/oth_417431.shtml
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Smarty rarin' to race, ready to be a Triple Crown Champ

...into a final half-mile gallop at Philadelphia Park. Instead of relaxing like he usually does when he jogs, trainer John Servis said he "got to jumping around and squealing around a little bit." So exercise rider Pete Van Tramp turned Smarty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/20/oth_416227.shtml
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Smarty Jones still Philly's champ despite failed Triple Crown bid

...already winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness. Trainer John Servis was quick to point out that his only goal five months...sports failures. "It was just a good story because John Servis and everybody else represented the horse with class and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/07/oth_418197.shtml
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Overtime

...before leaving to stand stud at Three Chimneys Farm in Kentucky. While the occasion is meant to honor Smarty, trainer John Servis has mixed feelings. He wished it could have been delayed a few years. "As a trainer, I'd love for him to run until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/14/oth_425298.shtml
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Derby champion returns to home

...hitch in greeting its Kentucky Derby winner. There was a "Welcome Home Smarty Jones" cake and a big sign on trainer John Servis' barn congratulating him and owners Pat and Roy Chapman. And there was a rare concession by horsemen that allowed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/06/oth_414749.shtml
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'Time to dance'

...3-year-old colt can become racing's first Triple Crown winner in 26 years. "He's training like a machine," trainer John Servis said Friday after Smarty Jones jogged around the track at Belmont Park. "I don't see him having any problem with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/05/oth_417978.shtml
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Elliott taking newfound success in stride

...heavily favored to become the 12th Triple Crown champion and first since Affirmed in 1978. While Smarty Jones and trainer John Servis stayed out of the public eye Monday, Elliott was back on his home turf riding cheap mounts and signing autographs for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/18/oth_416002.shtml
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Smarty Jones moving to New York for his shot at Triple Crown

...by the time we loaded him on the van, he had his game face on," assistant trainer Maureen Donnelly said. Trainer John Servis plans to arrive at Belmont Park in time for the 11 a.m. draw for Saturday's race. More than 120,000 fans are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/03/oth_417750.shtml
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Smarty Jones, Limehouse give thrills

...3-year-old chestnut colt fulfilled their dreams. First-time Kentucky Derby jockey Stewart Elliott, first-time trainer John Servis and the first-time owners took unbeaten horse Smarty Jones on a once-in-a-lifetime ride in the 130th Kentucky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/02/oth_414297.shtml
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Smarty Jones takes a gallop around Belmont

...exercise rider Pete van Trump aboard. The undefeated Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner was accompanied by trainer John Servis, who was aboard his stable pony, Butterscotch. As the horses walked of the track, they were followed by TV cameras...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/04/oth_417866.shtml
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